Roses and Razzberries 

July 9, 2018


LLN (7/6/18) – We’ll tell you the good and bad in recent news with some Roses and Razzberries. Also today, what truckers are saying about plans to allow people under 21 to drive trucks interstates; and an official FMCSA request for information on that topic.

0:00 – 10:10 – Newscast

10:10 – 24:52 – Roses and Razzberries

24:52 – 39:43 – Under 21 drivers – Truckers’ views

39:43 – 49:56 – Under 21 drivers – federal action

Segment 1

Wayne Baker of Sioux Falls, S.D., has been recognized by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association for 60 years of safe, accident-free driving as part of the OOIDA Safe Driving Award Program.

Segment 2

From a trucker who helped save a woman trapped 12 hours after a wreck to yet another town finding new and exciting ways to screw truckers, Mary McKenna and Mark Reddig will tell you who in recent news has been good and who’s been bad with some Roses and Razzberries. If you want to offer up your own Rose or Razzberry for our consideration, you can submit those here or visit us on Facebook.

Segment 3

Jon Osburn has been down at the local truck stop, and he’s hearing a lot about proposals to allow people under 21 to drive big trucks across state lines. Mark Reddig talks with the man who drives the Spirit of the American Trucker. See Jon’s full schedule, “The Spirit” Schedule.

Segment 4

The FMCSA is asking the industry and others to offer their views and information about those plans for under 21 truck drivers. Mark Reddig discusses what they’re asking, and what they should be asking, with Jay Grimes of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office.